Principal Financial Group

  www.principal.com
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Principal Financial Group Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Larry D. Zimpleman
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    Great place to work. They care about their employees.

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    Former Employee - Marketing
    Former Employee - Marketing

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    They care about their employees, they are flexible, they help you balance work and life.

    Cons

    Hard to get back in, they sometimes are too structured.

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    Focus on bringing back the Health employees who apply! It's hard to get back in.

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Principal Financial Group Interviews

Updated 3 Dec, 2014
Updated 3 Dec, 2014

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Des Moines, IA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Des Moines, IA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Principal Financial Group in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial and follow-up communications with HR were very professional and helpful. He seemed to really care about my future at the company. I was contacted about one week after I applied and the interview was scheduled for the next week. The interview itself was fairly informal (it is an intern position ) and they did a lot of the talking, but I left feeling like I'd like to join the team.

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    Positive Experience
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Principal Financial Group Awards and Accolades

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Top Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.principal.com
Headquarters Des Moines, IA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1879
Type Company - Public (PFG)
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Principal Financial Group (The Principal ®) is a retirement and global asset management leader. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group serves some 16.4 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York... More

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